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Friday

  1. Nokia takes on Apple’s iTunes, iPhone
  2. NordicHardware reports Asus updates Eee PC with mobile broadband support
  3. Overclockers.com has Deneb upgrading news: will your motherboard
    support Deneb? Maybe, maybe not
  4. Possible Nehalem launch date
  5. SysOpt reports Intel’s Nehalem readies for take-off with the X58
  6. Hardware-Aktuell on Intel Core i7: vDimm over 1.65V can kill CPU (in German)
  7. Fudzilla reports Intel working on Nehalem Skulltrail
    and Nvidia to cut five partners in the EU
  8. DailyTech reports Kingston to sell Intel SSDs
  9. TG Daily reports no evidence for toxic materials in Mac Pros, Apple says
    and Fusion IO announces monster SSD for gamers
  10. DigiTimes reports Asus accounts for 80% of P45-based
    motherboards shipments, claim company sources
  11. TechRadar UK reports Mac now have 8% of computer market
  12. Gizmodo reports Apple fires back at Psystar: ‘We’re sooo not a monopoly’
  13. C|Net reports Zune coming to Windows Mobile
  14. techPowerUp! has Gigabyte EX58-Extreme pictured in all its might
  15. Core i7 Extreme 965 and Intel Smackover DX58SO screenshots
  16. China ‘spying on Skype messages’ but TG Daily reports
    Skype claims no knowledge of privacy breach (thanks p645n)
  17. Hexus.tv interviews AMD’s Ian McNaughton
  18. Modders-Inc’s podcast with Razer
  19. PC Perspective’s podcast #38
  20. Ars Technica’s system guide: the Ars Ultimate budget box
  21. bit-tech’s hardware buyer’s guide for October 2008
  22. Tech ARP posts mobile GPU comparison guide rev. 7.5
  23. AnandTech on the ups and downs in the graphics industry
  24. MissingRemote asks, "What is Microsoft thinking about Windows Media Center?"
  25. [OC]ModShop’s editorial on why the PSP is better than the iPhone
  26. Tech ARP’s 2008 graphics card giveaway contest

Software and gaming

  1. The Register reports Microsoft gives users six months longer to flee from Vista
  2. SuperSite for Windows continues Shipping Seven series part 4: Windows 7 pre-PDC presentation
  3. Python 2.6 released
  4. Run Leopard (Mac OS X 10.5) on a Dell Mini 9
  5. MacRumors.com reports Apple releases iTunes 8.0.1 (stability and bug fixes)
  6. TechwareLabs have Virtual Double: virtualization editorial
  7. TweakGuides.com updates TweaGuides Tweaking Companion (TGTC)
    for Windows XP to v4.2 and Windows Vista to v2.2
  8. InsideHW reviews Google Chrome
  9. TweakPC updates Windows Vista tuning & tips (in German)
  10. EA and Crytek: experience Crysis Wars absolutely free October 10th – 12th
  11. Kotaku: save Wii games direct to SD card (starting spring 2009)
  12. TG Daily reports Nintendo rolls out much more versatile Nintendo DSi
  13. Shacknews reports developers fight used game sales via new-only DLC for Gears of War 2, NBA Live, and Rock Band
  14. Hexus.gaming confirms massive Xbox 360 and Wii price cuts—to spur retail war
  15. Hexus.tv presents TCAAC Episode 12 – Jasper and Valhalla rumors abound
  16. GameInformer on DRM: we explore the controversy spawned by Spore
  17. Steam client update released
  18. Steam’s weekend deal – 50% off Half-Life 2: Episode One this weekend only
  19. AtomicGamer’s Lord of the Rings: Conquest preview #2

Systems and storage

  1. CPU3D first looks at the Beast Aphros Reality extreme gaming PC
    and Asus P6T Deluxe (X58)
  2. MissingRemote reviews hp MediaSmart Server
  3. X-bit labs review Asus U6Sg notebook and Foxconn BlackOps
  4. TweakTown reviews J&W X48D2-Extreme motherboard
  5. Legit Reviews on Foxconn Digital Life ELA P45
  6. [H] Enthusiast reviews EVGA nForce 780i SLI FTW
  7. EPIAcenter reviews Jetway NC81-LF (in German)
  8. MetkuMods have 6-way DDR3 memory roundup (CSX, Patriot, Crucial, G.Skill, Mushkin & Corsair)
  9. TestFreaks review 500GB Imation Apollo 2.5" portable hard drive

Multimedia

  1. ThinkComputers reviews Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 Toxic 512MB
  2. Technic3D reviews AMD Radeon HD 4870 X2 CrossFireX (in German)
  3. bit-tech, HardwareZone, and Hexus.net review HIS Radeon HD 4850 IceQ4 TurboX 512MB
  4. CPU3D reviews Gigabyte GV-R4850MC-1GH
  5. X-bit labs review PowerColor HD 4670 PCS 512MB
  6. t-break reviews Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT SLI
  7. HotHardware’s Gigabyte and Palit GeForce 9800 GT faceoff
  8. Legit Reviews on Asus My Cinema U3100Mini USB 2.0 digital TV receiver
  9. VR-Zone reviews A.C. Ryan Playon! HDMI network digital video recorder and Nokia N96
  10. Big Bruin reviews Jazz Elite HDV-188 5MP HD video camera
  11. [OC]ModShop reviews Pinnacle movieBox Ultimate
  12. HardwareZone reviews Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
  13. TestFreaks review Cygnett GrooveJets earbuds
  14. Björn3D reviews Razer Lachesis gaming mouse
  15. DriverHeaven reviews Enermax Aurora premium keyboard & Enermax Jazz IDE enclosure
  16. DragonSteelMods review Nyko Blu-Wave remote

Power, cases, and cooling

  1. Overclock3D’s 5-way high-end 1KW+ PSU roundup
  2. TechwareLabs review 1200W Tuniq Ensemble
    and 700W FSP Group Everest 80Plus PSUs
  3. bit-tech reviews 800W OCZ EliteXStream PSU
  4. XSReviews on 750W XSpice Croon PSU
  5. Rbmods review Lian Li Ps-a750gb power supply
  6. Hardware Secrets reviews 700W Kingwin Mach 1 ABT-700MA1S PSU
  7. X-bit labs have ATX PSU roundup part X
  8. PureOverclock and XtremeComputing review Thermaltake Spedo Advance chassis
  9. 3DXtreme reviews Cooler Master HAF 932 case
  10. Benchmark Reviews on Antec Twelve Hundred gaming case
  11. ThinkComputers reviews NZXT Guardian 921 case
  12. TechSpot reviews Lian Li Tyr PC-X2000 case
  13. HardwareLogic reviews LapLogic G800 Aerogel Extreme notebook cooler
  14. Icrontic reviews Thermaltake ProWater 850i
  15. TweakTown reviews Arctic Cooling Freezer Xtreme CPU cooler
  16. Tweaknews reviews Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 / S2 Turbo Module fan kit
  17. Björn3D and Overclockers Club review Cooler Master V8 CPU cooler
  18. Overclockers Online reviews Zalman CNPS 9300AT

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